Cool Beans

Richard Claus
Asterweg 19-D3 | 1031 HL Amsterdam

Richard Claus & Co / Cool Beans is a Dutch based production company. In addition to making films in the Netherlands, he has been producing in Germany, the United States and more recently South Africa. His productions include the international co-productions Mute Witness, An American Werewolf in Paris, The Little Vampire, The Thief Lord, Black Butterflies and The Price of Sugar. His most recent productions are the multiple award winning drama An Act of Defiance and the international co-production The Little Vampire 3D, an animated movie with worldwide theatrical release.


AINBO – Spirit of the Amazon

Directors: José Zelada, Richard Claus. Screenwriters: Brian Cleveland, Jason Cleveland, Richard Claus, Larry Wilson. Cast: tba. Country: NL/US/PE. Co-producers: Tunche Films (PE), CMG (US), Epic (PE). Status: production. Sort: feature-length animation. Duration: 84 min. Genre: adventure, children. Distribution/Sales: Cinema Management Group.

Ainbo was born and grew up in the deepest jungle of the Amazon. One day she discovers that her homeland is being threatened by illegal and ruthless mining. Using the help of her spirit guides Vaca and Dillo she embarks on a journey to save her land and save her people before it’s too late.

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